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Alan Turing: Never-Before-Seen Pictures of Manchester Computer Genius Revealed


Computer scientist Alan Turing as a boy.

A nephew of Alan Turing is releasing previously unseen family photographs of the ground-breaking computer scientist.

Credit: Sir Dermot Turing

Unseen family photographs of Alan Turing are to be published for the first time as part of a new biography written by his nephew.

The pictures, published in Sir Dermot Turing’s new book, Prof – Alan Turing Decoded, show the mathematical genius as a boy on holiday years before he cracked Nazi Germany’s Enigma Code.

Turing is now considered the father of the modern computer with much of his ground-breaking work conducted at the University of Manchester.

 

From Manchester Evening News
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